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The path to power

Author: Margaret Thatcher
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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In The Downing Street Wars, Margaret Thatcher gave her own account of her prime ministership from 1979 to 1990. That book justly became a bestseller all over the world. Now, in The Path to Power, she writes for the first time about her personal life, about the formation of her character and values, and about the training and experiences which led to the 1979 election victory.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Thatcher
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Thatcher
ISBN: 0060172703 9780060172701
OCLC Number: 32551886
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 656 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. A provincial Childhood : Grantham (1925-43) ; Gowns-woman : Oxford (1943-47) ; House bound : marriage, family, law and politics (1947-59) ; The outer circle : backbencher and junior minister (1959-64) ; A world of shadows : opposition (1964-70) ; Teacher's pest : the Department of Education (1970-74) ; No end of a lesson : the Heath government (1970-74) ; Seizing the moment : the October 1974 General Election and the campaign for the Tory leadership ; A bumpy ride : leader of the opposition (1975-77) ; Détente or defeat? : foreign policy and visits (1975-79) ; Apprenticeship for power : leader of the Opposition (1977-79) ; Just one chance : 1979 General Election Campaign --
Part 2. Beginning again. Bruges or Brussels? : policy towards Europe ; New world disorder : foreign policy and defence ; Virtue's rewards : policies to strengthen the family, curb welfare dependency and reduce crime ; Promoting the free-enterprise revolution : economic policy --
Epilogue --
Appendix I: The Hague speech, 15 May 1992 --
Appendix II: Political chronology, 1955-79 --
Appendix III: Shadow Cabinet, 1975-79.
Responsibility: Margaret Thatcher.

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In The Downing Street Wars, Margaret Thatcher gave her own account of her prime ministership from 1979 to 1990. That book justly became a bestseller all over the world. Now, in The Path to Power, she writes for the first time about her personal life, about the formation of her character and values, and about the training and experiences which led to the 1979 election victory.

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